Thousands to Flock to Cajamarca for Carnival

Tuesday January 17, 2017
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Each year, February marks the Carnival season in Peru. Thousands are expected to flock to the Cajamarca region for Carnival this year.

In fact, more than 10,000 tourists are expected to travel to the Cajamarca region for this time of year. As many as 15,000 visitors may end up traveling here for the festivities.

As hostels and hotels fill up so quickly, many people stay with family or friends, or also rent houses so they can be present at this famous month-long event.
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Beer Week in Lima

Tuesday October 18, 2016
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Starting on October 14th and going until October 23rd, it´s Beer Week in Lima! This exciting event will ensure that numerous fun activities provide the opportunity to try various craft beers.

This week is the inaugural event for Lima Beer Week, and was initiated by the Union of Peruvian Craft Brewers. This is a group of 26 craft brewers who are working to promote the hard work and fabulous product of local breweries.

Lima Beer Week will consist of a variety of activities, such as brewery visits, conferences, parties, tastings, and so much more. (more…)

Mistura food fair coming soon to Lima

Tuesday August 09, 2016
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Mistura 2016, Latin America´s most important food fair, is set to take place between September 2nd and September 11th of this year.

The Peruvian Gastronomy Society (Apega) has chosen more than 180 restaurants to participate in the fair at Lima´s Costa Verde seashore.

A few of the main chefs announced the list of eateries that will provide traditional Peruvian dishes and street food that so many people are anticipating. There are also several restaurants that will be present who provide a fusion of food, such as El Aguajal and Miski Mikuy Wanka. (more…)

Lima hosts an exhibition showing crafts from all over Peru

Friday May 27, 2016
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The Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry in Peru is organizing a fair called “From our hands” with the purpose of promoting the handmade works from local artisans and to be able to turn this into a source of income for them.

During this year’s edition 123 artisans coming from Lima, Ayacucho, Cusco, Cajamarca, Piura, Puno, Junin, Arequipa, Huancavelica,Loreto, Amazonas, Apurimac, Callao, La Libertd, Pasco, Lambayeque, San Martin and Ucayali will participate.

Every year the event grows bigger, developing itself as a way for the artisans to connect with the market (more…)

The world’s most important chili/pepper event will be held in Peru

Thursday April 28, 2016
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The international markets are demanding more and more of Peru’s chilies and peppers. These exports increased with 19% and cashed in $271.8 million according to the Adex (Exporters association).

In the first months of 2016 the total of the Peruvian exports were about $36.6 million.

Because of the growing export numbers within the international markets, Peru has been chosen to host the 23rd International Pepper Conference 2016. This conference is the world’s most important Capsicum event. (more…)

Peru’s Travel Mart kicks off promo in Panama

Tuesday March 15, 2016
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The Peru Travel Mart is the ideal platform to promote the Peruvian products and to close deals with wholesalers and tour operators. This event will take place this year May 13-16 for the 23rd time, and will take place in the Lima Convention Center.

The exports and tourism promotion board (PromPeru) together with the commercial office of Peru (OCEX) started promoting the event with an informative workshop which will be held in Panama City.

Both the OCEX and PromPeru demonstrated the benefits of attending this special event. (more…)

Pisco sour festival

Wednesday February 10, 2016
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Every first Saturday of February Peru celebrates the official Pisco Sour Day. And on this occasion the ‘Pisco Sour Fest Costa Verde’ took place in Lima at Marbella beach. During this festival over 3000 people participated.

This festival is all about the possible different mixes of the popular Peruvian drink Pisco Sour. Barmen from the best discos and the best bars in Peru come to the festival to show their varied mixes.

Spicy Sour, Sami Sour, Green Tea Sour and Limo Sour were the most popular fusions; those drinks stood out because of their uniqueness and originality. (more…)

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